Robert Manuel Carmichael

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Robert Manuel Carmichael, a.k.a. RMC

Founder / Chief Executive Officer / Submersible Pilot of Global Sub Dive

This company represents his life’s adventure, which has been stimulated by a constant passion for underwater exploration and a knack for improving the functionality of mechanical devices. He learned how to build a recreational hookah system in 1980 as the first full-time employee of Brownie’s Third Lung, a job that inaugurated his love for diving. In the late 1980’s Robert began experimenting with technical mixed gas diving and was the enterprising force behind the development of what would become the Halcyon “PVR-BASC” rebreather. This rebreather helped revolutionize deep, technical diving and would lead to numerous world record cave dives. Over more than 15 yrs these and many other innovations were developed with Robert’s business partner and friend, Jarrod Jablonski, with whom he founded Halcyon Manufacturing in 1995.

Robert continues to bring innovative solutions into a wide range of marine applications, building a team at Brownie’s which supports mixed gas supply and submersible support systems for yachts and expedition ships around the world.

Global Sub Dive's mission is to provide one of the world’s most capable platforms and team for the human exploration and documentation of shallow and mesophotic marine environments (0-1000 feet). Mr. Carmichael is responsible for all aspects of corporate operation, overall mission planning and execution. He is also the lead submersible pilot and is responsible for submersibles project development and mission planning. Global Sub Dive currently supplies submersible and DP1 Ship Services (M/V GO America) to NAVSEA SFOMF Port Everglades, FL.